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mike sheck: A Green New Deal Is More Affordable in the Long Term Than Fossil Fuels
Bippity boppity boo....will this be a duplicate comment too?
mike sheck: Calling Chauvin a “Bad Apple” Denies Systemic Nature of Racist Police Violence
You should remove Brown from your list. He was not “just walking down the street”. He committed a strong arm…
Michael: 25 Years of GMOs, and Some New Insights from Argentina
Currently reading this book, it only arrived to me two days ago. I have spent many years seeking to know…
Michael: Will Biden’s Central American Plan Slow Migration (or Speed It Up)?
I am familiar with Aviva Chomsky's work and her books are on my personal library shelf. What she says is…
John Andrews: The Bryn Mawr Summer School Prepared Workers for the Class Struggle
Bryn Mawr - Welsh for 'Big Hill'
Max: IJV Welcomes New Antisemitism Definition Signed by 200 Global Experts
Zionism is a political ideology based on the ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people. Judaism is about love and service.…
Michael: Maria Páez de Victor: Eight Years Without President Chávez
Venezuela is an amazing country. Chavez was equally amazing. In the US it is extremely difficult to know what is…
Michael: Sanders Pushing to Expand Medicare by Lowering Eligibility Age
At least lowering Medicare to 55 is the right thing to do, simple as that.
T. (no first name) WIGNESAN: Ascent into love, Translation of Carlos Bousono’s poem: Subida al amor
Dear Sir/Madam, Why is this poem (as well as many others) repeated several times? Incidentally, I wrote to you (Mr.…
Sean: Tuberculosis, Income Inequality And The Great Depression
I just re-read my comment and think I may have been more aggressive than intended. So I just want to…
Sean: Tuberculosis, Income Inequality And The Great Depression
I was excited to see an article on TB, a great interest of mine and a very neglected problem, on…
James: Why Artists Ought to Endorse Parecon
And I am a musician who plays music that, well, in the words of Derek Bailey, the iconic, revolutionary, late…
James: A “Green New Deal”?: The Eco-syndicalist Alternative
This is a great essay. And what it does do, that so many in favour of eco-socialism or syndicalism do…
Michael: Fauci champions Israeli medical apartheid
Fauci could have simply said, "Yes." No politics, no big statement, just "yes."
Michael: Cuomo and Newsom Symbolize the Rot of Corporate Democrats — and the Dire Need for Progressive Populism
Much of the strength and ruinous power of the Republican Party lies in the presence and power of corporate Democrats.…
Colin Stuart: Ecuador’s pro-mining politics dealt a blow by Indigenous, green movement
Such contrasting perspectives from Ben Norton and Miriam Lang: https://thegrayzone.com/2021/02/06/yaku-perez-pachakutik-ecuador-us-coup/
Dennis: The Clash Between the UK and EU Over Northern Ireland
A point on bias. Instead of describing "the culpable purpose of this being to stop vaccines capable of saving the…
Michael: Maduro’s Brown New Deal for Venezuela
Normally, I would think this a bad idea and a real backward step. But there is nothing normal about US…
Mark Evans: Why Artists Ought to Endorse Parecon
It is great to see someone writing seriously on this topic - thanks Jerry!
Mark Evans: Skillful Goal-Oriented Activism: a middle way between reactive activism and debilitating myths?
Thanks Elizabeth! Your question is off topic but it does relate to the article in one way. The way I…
Elizabeth Marxsen: Skillful Goal-Oriented Activism: a middle way between reactive activism and debilitating myths?
Lots of good thoughts and sorry to go off on a tangent, but do we have anything to learn from…
mike sheck: Bessemer, Alabama, community rallies for Amazon workers’ union
So I just checked and the Bessemer facility starts at 15.00 per hour. That’s double the minimum wage. Seems like…
Michael: Why Artists Ought to Endorse Parecon
Excellent commentary, joining art and what we might think is not art but in fact all life lived in such…
Max: Alabama workers fight to form first U.S. Amazon union
Why Unions Matter: 10th Anniversary Update Professor Michael D. Yates https://monthlyreview.org/product/why_unions_matter/ In a Capitalist system....you must fight for the right…
Max: Bernie Sanders Is Right, and Joe Biden Is Wrong. We Still Need Medicare for All
We agree with " Mittens". Blair & Donna Phillips Canada Retired
Max: Google Workers Across Announce International Union Alliance
Great read and important read. In a Capitalist System...you must fight (and organize) for the right to live. Why Unions…
Matt Grind: Strategy: Some Key Strategic Issues
It would be helpful to be part of an organization that had a chance of "winning". However, the "radical left"…
Michael: USA’s Game Plan in Venezuela: Strangulation through Sanctions
I should not be responding to so many fine articles in one day, forgive me. But this one strikes deeply,…
Michael: Greed in the Suites, from Walgreens to Walmart
I should add, those who look to these workers for their rental payments, utility bill payments, supermarket purchases and payments,…
Michael: Greed in the Suites, from Walgreens to Walmart
Thank you, Sam. Yes, indeed "we need to change the rules." Yesterday in going about needed errands I met two…
Michael: The US Is Back in the Paris Agreement, But More Is Needed to Stave Off Disaster
While it is somewhat a natural feeling or reaction to want to "get back to normal" after the last four…
owlishdog: Clueless
The wringing of hands these days from The Guardian is deafening. They, as much as anybody, helped to get Johnson…
Paulo Rodriguez: Overcoming Our Suicidal Tendencies
Dear Collective 20, and specially Mark Evans, This piece might be one of the most important steps towards a path…
Michael: Two Principles of Racial Equity that Outrage Liberals
So difficult for people who are privileged to comprehend the experience and anguish of those who are not. I was…
Michael: The Country Where Liberty Is a Statue
If one takes a good look at US history and how it responds to the world, especially when in political…
David Dobereiner: President Biden’s China Conundrum
Could any US president institute a policy of making America LESS great again? Because that would seem to be necessary…
John reynolds: McConnell Cynically used the Trump-Monster to get Tax Cuts and SCOTUS, Now Dropping him like a Squeezed Orange
"Dropping him like a squeezed orange " ha ha . How about another tabloid headline: Trump was played by special…
Kread: Denouncing Republican Evils While Demanding Progressive Policies
"a triumph for progressive forces"??? you've got to be kidding.
Michael: America Has Entered the Weimar Era
In the first paragraph, the final phrase "but it is clear that the underlying, again, “rapacious” nature of the governing…
Michael: America Has Entered the Weimar Era
It is clear that the rapacious character of the governing elite throughout US history is quite the opposite of the…
Paulo Rodriguez: How to Keep On Keeping On
Thank you so much for this article, Ellen.
Charlie Smithers: A Brief Query
Consistent with the psychology of right-wing authoritaianism/social dominance orientation and fascism in general, the events at the Capital can be…
danica: A Brief Query
First time tragedy, second time farce. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9k5v6bjwGA What's a beer putsch? First you buy everyone in the saloon beer. Then…
Elizabeth Marxsen: A Brief Query
Answers to those questions may shed light on Trump as to why he ordered police to stand down. And maybe…
Michael: “I intend to reconcile the Venezuelans”
Actually being in and living in Latin America is far different from the general image one finds in US media.…
Michael: Greta Thunberg dismisses ’empty words’ in new climate crisis appeal – video
¡Viva Greta! There is a Bible verse that says in part "and a little child shall lead them." I would…
Anil Eklavya: American Exceptionalism?
I had the previous comment when the title of the article was “How do you Like them Apples.”
Anil Eklavya: The Semblance of a Bolivarian Bureaucrat
Be careful what you wish for. After lifetimes of railing agains corruption of exactly this kind, in our country, we…
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